Description: Garden Ornment Approximately 10 Metres West of Hall
Date Listed: 29 October 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 331792
OS Grid Reference: SE3476467426
OS Grid Coordinates: 434764, 467426
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1016, -1.4699
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SE 36 NW NEWBY WITH MULWITH NEWBY PARK
1/35 Garden ornament
approximately 10 metres
west of Hall
Cinerary urn, now garden ornament. Roman, probably Cl AD, restored C20 or
earlier. White marble. Plinth with moulded base and cornice, the sides
having paired masks in relief and hanging leafy branches. The cinerary urn
has a fluted and gadrooned stem (restored), the straight sides have birds
and fruit in shallow relief and a cartouche with inscription: "DIS MANIBUS /
S ACRUM / Q MINUCLVS FELIX". The lid has a weathered acorn-type finial.
Probably part of the Roman treasures brought to England by William Weddell
in 1765. The plinth is separate and may have been for a statue.
Listing NGR: SE3476467426
Source: English Heritage
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